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Press Operator


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Means TransForm Products - Shelby Township


Job Description:  Press Operator


Hours:  3rd Shift - 11:00 pm to 7:00 am


General Summary: Responsible for the set up and operation of line dies, transfer dies

in stamping presses.



Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adapt and promote lean manufacturing principals
  • Active participant in the Elimination of Waste Team meetings
  • Support the Company’s Goals and Objectives
  • Monitor the press while it is in operation to avoid the possibility of mis-hits
  • Operate press in production mode to meet production goals
  • Visually look over parts to assure proper quality. Notify Production, Quality or Press Shop Supervisor of quality or press related problems
  • Perform quality checks and use checking fixtures to maintain high quality parts
  • Must insure all parts containers have properly filled out tags for part, lot and operation identification including SAP labeling
  • Keep work areas clean and safe. Maintain 5S Standards
  • Fill out daily production reporting paperwork and visual Downtime Boards
  • Additional duties as assigned by Management, Supervisors and Press Leaders



    Reporting Relationships:

  • Reports directly to the Press Leader, Production Supervisor


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Requires at least three months of knowledge of press operations
  • Experience in a fast paced, automotive manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication skills are needed of interaction with the workforce
  • Must be able to work necessary overtime if required


Physical Requirements:

  • Work may require extended periods of sitting, standing, lifting, bending, stooping and performing repetitive motion tasks
  • Usage of a computer and other productivity machinery such as a calculator and control panels
  • Excellent manual dexterity, ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds frequently


Environmental Requirements and Conditions:

  • Possess working knowledge of IATF-16949, ISO 14001, and Q1 compliance criteria
  • Serves in the capacity of waste water handler commensurate with completion of proper environmental training
  • Work is performed in a manufacturing environment with continuous exposure to noise.